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    Makurapau East New Britain Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)

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Lat 4° 24' 0S Long 152° 22' 0E  Makurapau is located to the north of Wide Bay, near the Powell River and Mavelo Rivers (Henry Reid River). Prewar, the Makurapau Plantation was planted with coconut palms and harvested copra.

B-17E "Why Don't We Do This More Often" 41-2429
Pilot Pease crashed August 7, 1942. Discovered 1946

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Last Updated
January 11, 2018

 

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